Coventry University

Accounting and Financial Management MSc

This course is designed for those seeking a higher level of education combined with the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in functional accounting and contemporary finance topics. You will have the chance to: 

  • Improve on your existing capabilities and understanding of the business world.
  • Explore how financial markets operate.
  • Use real-life case studies to gain an insight into the financial strategies of successful businesses.
  • Apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a good honours degree 2.2 or above in a relevant academic discipline, such as finance, accounting or economics.  Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements

  • IELTS:  6.5  overall (with at least  5.5 in each component area) .If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course. 

Career Prospects

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking on the accounting and financial management conceptual, theoretical frameworks, and assumptions behind them.
  • Exercise sound judgments in the selection of different methods and approaches available to deal with complex accounting and financial management problems in the modern business world.
  • Develop logical and coherent arguments.
  • Demonstrate diagnostic and decision-making skills in dealing with accounting and financial management problems.
  • Work out the implications of emerging accounting and finance issues and debates.
  • Use advanced mathematical and statistical techniques for financial and investment analysis. 
  • Select, retrieve and analyse relevant data and information from finance-related databases to solve practical problems, such as ratio analysis.
  • Design and conduct research in accounting and financial management using appropriate methodologies to advance knowledge in these areas.  

Course Details

This course is designed to prepare you for all types of personal and professional financial management and could be a catalyst to future careers in financial services as professional accountants, financial analysts, and financial consultants.

It provides the opportunity to confirm your passion for this field before committing to study more intensive professional accounting and finance qualifications. You could also benefit from a wide range of desirable professional skills including, team working, critical evaluation, problem-solving, action planning and organising, written and oral communication, questioning and listening. 

Year One

Business Strategy
Financial Statement Analysis
Corporate Finance
Quantitative Methods for Accountants
Auditing and Assurance
Advanced Management Accounting
Governance, Accountability and Ethics
Financial Risk Management
Professional Development Module: Entrepreneurial Practice
Dissertation/Consultancy Project
With professional experience option

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